How to Save $100 or More at Grocery Stores

How to Save $100 or More at Grocery Stores

It happens to all of us: You’re staring down an open fridge door with these words stammering through your tired brain, What on earth will I make for dinner? At this point, either everything or nothing looks good. You end up tossing together what you call a “one-pot wonder,” knowing it would make Gordon Ramsay burst into fury. Or more often than not, you throw in the kitchen towel and run to the nearest burger hut.

At the end of the month, despite the lack of food in the fridge, your grocery budget is still absolutely annihilated. How does it happen? Why does it keep happening?

We know! It’s because you don’t have a plan. But don’t worry. We’ve got so many plans, and we want to help!

Let’s start with this: We’ll show you how to save major cash on groceries each month. The next 11 tips will help you spend better, save more, and eat well. 

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The Pros and Cons of Online Grocery Shopping

The Pros and Cons of Online Grocery Shopping

With online grocery services cropping up all over the place, you can fill your shopping cart from the comfort of your couch! And depending on the service, you’ll either receive those kitchen staples at your house or in your car.

That’s a lot of time and energy saved for a whole lot of shoppers.

But does online grocery shopping save money too? First, let’s take a look at the facts. Then, we’ll share what EveryDollar budgeters have to say about getting their groceries online.

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3 Grocery Shopping Habits That Are Costing Everyone Time and Money

3 Grocery Shopping Habits That Are Costing Everyone Time and Money

Grocery shopping is one of those don’t-want-to-but-have-to tasks in life.

It takes too long, costs too much, and usually involves way more patience than you bargained for (we’re looking at you, dude in front of us with a cart full of individual yogurts and five price checks).

While we can’t help the situation with the slow guy in line, we can help with the time and money parts of your trip. Here are three costly grocery shopping habits and how to break free from them.

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5 Steps to a Grocery Budget That’s Right for You

5 Steps to a Grocery Budget That’s Right for You

How much should I spend on groceries? It’s a question we’ve all asked.

Your best friend spends $800 on organic sheep milk and handcrafted, artisan quinoa burgers each month for her family, while your younger brother spends $100 on ramen noodles and microwave pizzas. You’re somewhere in the middle, but you’re confused about what’s right.

The problem with comparing food budgets is that no two are exactly alike. Naturally, some people spend more (or less) based on their family size, preferences and income. That’s why it’s important to find the grocery budget that’s right for your family.

Here are five steps to discovering your supermarket sum:

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